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Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Company: Loras College
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

  • Academics - Sports Management
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • To be discussed at interview
  • Salary
  • Full Time

    Full Time Salary benefits

    Beginning August 2023
    POSITION SUMMARY. Loras College announces a full-time, tenure track, position in Sport Management, housed within the Francis J. Noonan School of Business. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching a range of courses for the undergraduate major. Candidates could teach a variety of courses including introduction to sport management, sport governance, sport and society, sport law, and sport marketing, as well as courses in his or her specialty. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness to teach in the general education curriculum at Loras, provide academic advising to students, and supervise undergraduate research.
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Sport Management or a related field is highly desirable. ABD candidates and candidates with a master's degree and at least 5 years of relevant sport industry experience will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is preferred. The ability to demonstrate knowledge of and a willingness to communicate current trends in the field to students and a variety of other constituencies is also highly desirable. Candidates will be expected to support the mission of the College and respect the College's Catholic tradition.
    COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA retirement plan, tuition remission program, family membership in Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events, and free off-street parking.
    SCHOOL OF BUSINESS. The Francis J. Noonan School of Business consists of fifteen full-time faculty members and offers majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing, and Sport Management.
    THE COLLEGE. Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation programs, as well as several graduate programs. The Loras College community embraces the core values of truth, respect, responsibility, excellence, and service that define the way we work, behave, and relate with others. These values align with our college mission: Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers, and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social and religious roles. The student body consists of approximately 1,500 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunities for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.
    THE COMMUNITY. Loras College's 60-acre campus is located on one of Dubuque's highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque's population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth-century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque's unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.
    APPLICATION DEADLINE. The review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. For more information contact the Sport Management Search Committee Chair, Anne Marx - anne.marx@loras.edu, (563) 588-7216.
    APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/ to apply. Please upload your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior approval from the candidate. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.
    Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty, and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please visit www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College.

    Loras College

Keywords: Loras College, Dubuque , Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Education / Teaching , Dubuque, Iowa

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